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Book Review: Chasing Echoes by Jodi Leigh Perkins.

In her debut novel Chasing Echoes, author Jodi Perkins has taken us in to a world of possible redemption under a shrinking timeline. It was once told to me, or did I read it somewhere that students approaching creative writing instructors with book ideas are often challenged with the premise that it takes more than having a story to tell. 415 more words

Critical Thinking

A Chance to Uncover the Past

Periodically on this blog I have mentioned a long-term work-in-progress, COLD IRON, the first book in a trilogy set in the Catoctin region of Maryland.  In the process of researching for the book, I was lucky enough to meet archeologist… 275 more words

Works In Progress

Resolving Sexual Tension in a Paranormal or Fantasy Romance Series

I’m having a dilemma at the moment. I’m working on a manuscript, and while I’m nearing the end of it, I can already see that it is too long. 776 more words


More 2015 New Releases in LGBTQ Young Adult Fiction

I’ve been working on a presentation for a workshop on collection development and readers’ advisory for LGBTQ YA, and so I’ve been looking for more new titles coming out. 1,699 more words

Reading Life

What Is It About YA?

For those who aren’t aware, YA means Young Adult. It’s more of an age group rather than a genre, in that is mean that the protagonist is a teenager. 323 more words


Road of Leaves- Fantasy Novel on sale in the UK

This is for my readers in the United Kingdom: Looking for a fun novel to read? Try ROAD OF LEAVES. This Arthurian Fantasy is on sale for the next 5 days at Amazon for only   290 more words


Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas

“A line that should never be crossed is about to be breached.

It puts this entire castle in jeopardy—and the life of your friend.”

From the throne of glass rules a king with a fist of iron and a soul as black as pitch. 559 more words

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